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A proactive approach to more secure code

What if we could eliminate an entire class of vulnerabilities before they ever happened? Since 2004, the Microsoft Security Response Centre (MSRC) has triaged every reported Microsoft security vulnerability. From all that triage one astonishing fact sticks out: as Matt Miller discussed in his 2019 presentation at BlueHat IL, the majority of vulnerabilities fixed and …

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Inside the MSRC – Customer-centric incident response

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is an integral part of Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center (CDOC) that brings together security response experts from across the company to help protect, detect, and respond to threats in real-time. Staffed with dedicated teams 24×7, the CDOC has direct access to thousands of security professionals, data scientists, and …

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Welcome to the MSRC at RSA

Welcome to the MSRC at RSA Thanks for checking out the Microsoft Security Response Center blog from RSA.  While it’s not quite RSA yet, we wanted to take the opportunity to welcome you all and give you a little insight into what you can expect to see on the MSRC blog as we head into RSA.  First, we’d …

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Simon Conant, Security Program Manager with the MSRC

Simon Conant, Security Program Manager with the MSRC As the newest member of the team, I flew into Redmond on the Sunday before February’s “Update Tuesday” (i.e. the release of Microsoft’s February security updates).  Although originally from New Zealand, I’m moving right now from Germany, where for the past few years I have worked for …

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